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Water scarcity

Planetary science
Life on the rocks
Published May 5, 2020
By studying how tiny organisms in the Atacama Desert extract water from rocks, Johns Hopkins researchers have revealed how, against all odds, life can exist in extreme environments
Water worries
A harmful flaw in water treatment methods?
Published May 2, 2018
Water treatment process converts commonly used chemicals into harmful compounds that affect cellular function and metabolism, study finds
Conservation complication
Published Aug 2, 2016 Video
Efforts to reduce water use in agriculture could end up having the opposite effect, JHU expert writes / Bloomberg View
Water warriors
Published Sept 2013 Photos
JHU fellows head out on the Chesapeake Bay to battle threats of global climate change / Gazette